Rural health care challenges go beyond a lack of doctors
Study finds financial, cultural barriers to care common among rural residents.
Pilot study highlights outcome preferences for adolescents with chronic migraine, their parents
More than 60% of adolescents felt that it was more important to measure decreases in the frequency and intensity of headaches in terms of severe headaches/spikes rather than total headache days.
FDA approves risdiplam to treat presymptomatic babies under 2 months with SMA
Data from the RAINBOWFISH study and a large-scale extension, FIREFISH, were the basis for risdiplam’s expanded indication, which now includes babies with SMA under 2 months old.
Periconceptional Folic Acid Supplementation Decreases Risk of Preterm Birth in Epilepsy
In total, 14% of those on antiseizure medication who did not receive periconceptional folic acid experienced preterm birth compared with 5% of those with supplementation.
First patient treated in adolescent epilepsy trial assessing NeuroPace RNS system
Since its approval for the treatment of medical refractory epilepsy in 2013, the closed-loop neuromodulation device has had its efficacy and safety confirmed in several pivotal studies and will now be assessed in focal epilepsy in the RESPONSE trial.
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